Raider Review

Wylie East High School Weekly Message - November 15, 2019

Message from Mike Williams, Principal of Wylie East High School

Howdy Raiders,

Dress Code

Students and parents just want to remind each of you of our dress code and let you know that it will be enforced. Over the last few days the dress code compliance has been poor. Attached is the flyer that details what the expectations are dress at WEHS and WISD. Failure to follow the policy may result in consequences for the student. Click here for a refresher on dress code days.


Congratulations to Mrs. Ashley Dame for being nominated for the 2019 UIL Sponsor Excellence Award which is presented by the University Interscholastic League.


Outside Deliveries-Parents and Students just a reminder the campus will not accept any order for food that is delivered by an outside service, Deal Dash, Urber Eats, Pizza Hut etc.. Even if a parent calls the service and makes the arrangements, we will not accept the delivery.


PTSA Sweatpants Day- Friday, November 22- Read here for details


Ranking GPA vs. College GPA

Do you know the difference between "Ranking GPA" and "College GPA"? Here is a quick reference guide to help you understand.

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Class of 2021- RIng Ceremony is on December 5. Don't forget to sign up and be a part of this special night


Free SAT Prep Class- Saturday, November 16


Wylie Education Foundation Grants

join us in celebrating Ms.Gilpin and Dr.Dame on receiving a Wylie Education Foundation Grant!! We LOVE seeing those big checks rollin’ through the halls of Wylie East!! THANK YOU to these teachers, the foundation and generous sponsors. We love the way you love our Raiders!!

Mark Your Calendars

Monday- Nov. 18-JV/Freshmen Football Banquet

Tuesday- Nov. 19 North Garland @ Raider Basketball/5:30 & 7:00

Tuesday- Nov. 19 Lady Raiders @ McKinney Boyd Basketball

Thursday- Nov. 21 Raider Basketball @ HP Tournament

Friday- Nov. 22 Raider Basketball @ HP Tournament

Saturday-Nov. 23- Raider Wrestling @ Rockwall Heath

Saturday-Nov. 23 Raider Basketball @ HP Tournament

Monday-Friday Nov.25-29 Thanksgiving Break

NOVEMBER

John True 19

Jennifer Terry 20

Kathryn Clayton 20

Micah Moore 21

Marcie Pickard 22

Stephanie Blank 23

Meaghan Hodapp 25

Tracy Vernon 26

Glennda Bayron 26

Lauren Wilson 27

Counselor News

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text. Here’s how it works:


Text HOME to 741741 anytime about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds. To find out more visit the website using the link below.


SAT & ACT Dates for the 2019-2020 school year



College Fall Preview Days- Want to visit a college you want to attend? Try going to their fall preview days for incoming students.

Class News

Class of 2020 News


Senior Class Meeting on Thursday, November 7 at noon for graduation invitations and caps and gown orders.


Class of 2020 Senior Calendar of Events and Graduation FAQ's

This link will take you to the Class of 2020 Senior Calendar and graduation FAQ's.

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Pay to "Raid: your friends, family, and neighbors! All proceeds help the Class of 2020!

* Raiding is done in good spirit and is not meant to be malicious.
* Raiding is done in the evening and removed within 48-72 hours.
* Raiding will not occur if extenuating circumstance prevail, such as locked gates, extreme weather, etc.
* Flocks may NOT migrate outside of the Wylie /Sachse /Murphy /Lavon area.
* Flocks will not migrate to public property or apartment complexes.
* We have 25 birds in a flock and expect 25 to return.


Class of 2021 Ring Ceremony

Click on the above and read about the Ring Ceremony and complete the form and submit. We want 100% of our Class of 2021 to take part.

Jimmy Johns Student of the Week

Raising Cane's Kid with Character

RFL Awards

Each month we will present Raiders For Life Awards to students, staff and Raider Nation supports who show the qualities of a Raider.


  1. leadership
  2. kindness to others
  3. thinks of others before themselves
  4. School spirit
  5. Living the Dash

If you know of a student, staff member, or Raider Nation support that demonstrates these qualities. Please email me at mike.williams@wylieisd.net and tell me why the person deserves to presented this award.


September Awards

Student Council- Christian Care Center Food Drive

The third week is an individual competition. For every 5 cans a student brings, he receives a ticket to be entered into a drawing. The first four drawn will get lunch with Mr. Williams off campus. The next 50 tickets will be field tripped out for the day with the Student Council sponsors the Friday before Thanksgiving Break. Break those cans next week!!

Raider Athletics

Raider Basketball

Friday, November 15

Wylie @ Raiders Basketball

5:30/7:00 p.m.


Lady Raider Basketball

Thursday,Friday,Saturday- November 14-15-16

@Frisco Tournament

Time- TBA


Raider Golf

The varsity boys played in the RHS Canyon Creek Classic at Waterview Golf Club on Thursday, November 14. Miles Maresch placed 1st with a 73.


Raider Signs with NCTC for softball

Congratulations to Nia Carter for signing to play softball at North Central Texas College.

Raider FFA

The Wylie East FFA traveled to Crandall yesterday evening to compete in the District 1 Area 5 FFA leadership development events. Wylie East FFA had a stellar performance advancing 5 out of 10 teams to the Area round< and winning the SWEEPSTAKES BANNER as the #1 LDE Chapter in the district.
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Our "staffulty" is committed to building and environment that creates positive relationships, in hopes of contributing to your success. The relationships you create in high school lead to lifelong friendships. W.E. hope that you will cherish your high school experience at Wylie East High School and are Raider for Life! #RFL #RaiderNation


Remember, It's a great day to be alive and a great day to be a Raider!


Mike Williams,

Principal